Davis Awards 2003

Best Motion Picture of the Year

  • “Big Fish” – Bruce Cohen; Dan Jinks; Richard D. Zanuck
  • “City of God” – Andrea Barrata Ribiero; Mauricio Andrade Ramos
  • “Finding Nemo” – Graham Walters
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” – Barrie M. Osbourne; Peter Jackson; Fran Walsh
  • “Mystic River” – Robert Lorenz; Judie Hoyt; Clint Eastwood

Best Achievement in Directing

  • Clint Eastwood – “Mystic River”
  • Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu – “21 Grams”
  • Peter Jackson – “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”
  • Fernando Mierelles – “City of God”
  • Jim Sheridan – “In America”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

  • Johnny Depp – “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl”
  • Ben Kingsley – “House of Sand and Fog”
  • Jude Law – “Cold Mountain”
  • Bill Murray – “Lost in Translation”
  • Sean Penn – “Mystic River”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

  • Jennifer Connelly – “House of Sand and Fog”
  • Diane Keaton – “Something’s Gotta Give”
  • Charlize Theron – “Monster”
  • Naomi Watts – “21 Grams”
  • Evan Rachel Wood – “Thirteen”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Sean Astin – “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”
  • Benicio del Toro – “21 Grams”
  • Tim Robbins – “Mystic River”
  • Peter Sarsgaard – “Shattered Glass”
  • Ken Watanabe – “The Last Samurai”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Shohreh Aghdashloo – “House of Sand and Fog”
  • Keisha Castle-Hughes – “Whale Rider”
  • Marcia Gay Harden – “Mystic River”
  • Laura Linney – “Mystic River”
  • Renee Zellweger – “Cold Mountain”

Best Original Screenplay

  • Guillermo Arriaga – “21 Grams”
  • Andrew Stanton – “Finding Nemo”
  • Jim Sheridan, Kristen Sheridan, Naomi Sheridan – “In America”
  • Quentin Tarantino – “Kill Bill Vol. 1″
  • Sofia Coppola – “Lost in Translation”

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Braulio Mantovani – “City of God”
  • Anthony Minghella – “Cold Mountain”
  • Vadim Perelman – “House of Sand and Fog”
  • Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson – “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”
  • Brian Helegand – “Mystic River”

Best Performance by a Cast Ensemble

  • “Big Fish”
  • “In America”
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”
  • “Love Actually”
  • “Mystic River”

Best Original Score

  • Danny Elfman – “Big Fish”
  • Gabriel Yared – “Cold Mountain”
  • James Horner – “House of Sand and Fog”
  • Hans Zimmer – “The Last Samurai”
  • Howard Shore – “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”

Best Achievement in Film Editing

  • Stephen Mirrione – “21 Grams”
  • Daniel Rezende – “City of God”
  • Sally Menke – “Kill Bill Vol. 1″
  • Jamie Selkirk – “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”
  • Joel Cox – “Mystic River”

Best Achievement in Cinematography

  • Rodrigo Prieto – “21 Grams”
  • Cesar Charlone – “City of God”
  • John Seale – “Cold Mountain”
  • John Toll – “The Last Samurai”
  • Andrew Lesnie – “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”

Best Achievement in Costume Design

  • Colleen Atwood & Donna O’Neal – “Big Fish”
  • Kumiko Ogawa & Catherine Marie Thomas – “Kill Bill Vol. 1″
  • Nglia Dickson – “The Last Samurai”
  • Nglia Dickson & Richard Taylor – “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”
  • Judianna Makovsky – “Seabiscuit”

Best Achievement in Art Direction

  • “Big Fish”
  • “Cold Mountain”
  • “The Last Samurai”
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”
  • “Kill Bill Vol. 1″

Best Achievement in Sound

  • “Finding Nemo”
  • “The Last Samurai”
  • “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”
  • “The Matrix: Reloaded”
  • “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl”

Best Song From/Used from a Motion Picture

  • “Man of the Hour” from “Big Fish”
  • “You Will Be My Ain’ True Love” from “Cold Mountain”
  • “Bring Me to Life” from “Daredevil”
  • “My Immortal” from “Daredevil”
  • “Into the West” from “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”